Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…d transfer ($129) through WordPress and they take care of all of this. For Blogger transitions: Before you begin – head to settings and permalinks. Look at one of your Blogger posts and the URL. Most look like http://myblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/post-name-separated-with-spaces.html – you will want to mirror this on WordPress. You should go to the custom option and enter this: /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%.html The steps for moving…

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

…n your video. Some settings include giving your video a title and description, adding tags so users can search for it, setting the date it was recorded, giving it a description, and defining whether it is a public or private video. This public or private video setting is important. Making it public means that it is searchable via Google and YouTube, so if you’re recording is not to be shown to anybody else – please make sure that is…

Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

Building a Better Blog Series: Setting Up an RSS-Feed Driven Email List with MailChimp

…8221;light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”19″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] We will use this RSS feed that our blog creates (check with your blog platform to find out your RSS feed address – you will need this) to create an automatically generated email that can be sent to subscribers any time there is new content posted on…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Sprucing It Up

…ive design, meaning it will adjust its layout and size based on the device the person is using on its own. There is no need to enter a mobile mode or m.yourwbesite.com – it maintains your design elements and makes your blog mobile friendly. Finding out how to give my blog a fresh start via @counselinggeek #scchat Click To Tweet Use good design principles from the start. Have you ever visited a site that had clashing colors, font that was…

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

…ding A Better Blog Series Tech Tool Video: LucidChart I started using LucidChart towards the end of last year for some scheduling documents at my site. It was handy for showing progressions, processes, or steps to take. This video blog post is a helpful guide to getting started with some of the various ways you can use LucidChart in your School Counseling practice everyday. Watch the Video Blog here: Tech Tool Video – LucidChart Dress The…

TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog

TCG Reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com – Video Blog

New Video Blog The Geek reviews Pocket, Feedly, and Box.com Bringing back the video blog from the depths – check out the YouTube video for this blog entry (links to all services can be found below the embedded video. Be sure to subscribe to The Counseling Geek’s YouTube channel for updates and all the latest videos or archives. Pocket Visit www.getpocket.com to sign up for your account. Feedly Visit www.feedly.com to register. Box…

Video Blog: Using Google Maps to Show College Applications (Updated)

Video Blog: Using Google Maps to Show College Applications (Updated)

…#8217;t know you can map college apps & more for free! w/ Google Maps, you can! #scchat Click To Tweet Google Maps is a free and easy way to map nearly anything and everything and host it on any website or link. This can be used for college admissions, but another awesome tool is to create maps of your local resources, community agencies, or tools that families can use for help. Please check out the video below and let me know what you think…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

…hosting providers also either have an option to register a domain through them or it will come with a free domain registration with the hosting package. Decision #2 – Hosting Service Building a Better School Counseling Blog and moving to a more customizable blog platform usually will require web hosting. Web hosting is purchasing (really leasing) some space and bandwidth on a web server and with a WordPress.org install – you will…

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

…ppointments, a schedule change, a transcript, etc. I am sure you do too. Typing out each reply is a waste of time and finger stamina. Thank goodness someone at Google had that thought too and created a super simple but mega-powerful Gmail Labs tool – Canned Responses. I created a 5 minute screen share video to quickly go from zero to canned response guru and taking minutes of your day back with each email. Check out the embedded video

School Counseling Technology – An Overview and Introduction (Video Blog)

…ix.com (where this site is hosted), Counseling Time and Statistics programs, Powerpoint, Being Internet Safe and Savvy, The Cloud, Utilizing Ipads or Tablets in the Classroom, and others. For more video blogs or to view this Video Blog posting on YouTube, please visit (& Subscribe for updates): http://www.youtube.com/user/TheCounselingGeek How to start implementing technology in your counseling program series: Most are nerveous about…

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